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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

ILUS 285 Drawing for Animators

3 credits 90.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

Introduces and develops the skills needed for good figurative animation drawing. Of primary concern is anatomical figure drawing with an emphasis on the structure and solidity of the figure, good proportions, and specific movement and gesture as they relate to the model. Other topics are two-and-three-dimensional ways of translating form, how perspective and viewpoint are used with the figure and affect scale, exaggerated foreshortening, diagrammatic and expressive line quality, facial expressions, hand and foot studies, capturing movement through gesture, and animal drawing.

Prerequisites DESN*120 or 3 credits from DRAW courses

Priority enrollment for Animation and Illustration majors.
This course may be completed 2 times for credit.